The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 29 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.09% 5.63% 2.70%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 42.86% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +6.74%
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Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
14 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.65% 13.13% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 2
Average daily rate £450 £207 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.65% -8.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.40 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -1.61%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) MCITP
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
6 2 (22.22%) Adobe
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) DSL
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) VPN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) DSL
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) e-Health
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) VMFS
5 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
5 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (11.11%) CA